28 Oct 2010

6 young men killed in shooting in Mexican capital

“Gunmen killed six young men Thursday in a gritty neighborhood of the Mexican capital, an alarming attack in a city that has largely been spared the kind of mass shootings common in drug trafficking hot spots. Mexico City Attorney General Miguel Angel Mancera said he did not know if drug

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28 Oct 2010

Two teenage girls executed by Somali militants

“A Somali militant group publicly executed two teenage girls Wednesday after accusing them of being spies for the Somali government, according to the group, eyewitnesses and a relative of one of the girls. ‘Those two girls were evil and they were spies for the enemy (the Somali government), but the

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28 Oct 2010

Whooping cough continues to climb in California

“California is in the middle of the worst outbreak of whooping cough in 60 years. According to the state health department, there are now 6,257 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of the disease. Ten people have died. ‘Unfortunately and tragically we have had 10 deaths, all in infants under 2

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28 Oct 2010

UK spy boss: Nukes a wider threat than terrorism

“Britain’s top spy, in the first public speech by a serving UK espionage chief, said Thursday terrorists might hit the West again ‘at huge human cost’ but nuclear proliferation by states was a more far-reaching danger. Secret Intelligence Service (SIS) chief John Sawers, in an address to the Society of

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27 Oct 2010

US Man Arrested In Bomb Plot to Attack Washington Subway

“A Pakistani-American man has been arrested on charges he planned to bomb subway stations near Washington. He also is charged with sharing information with people he believed were affiliated with al-Qaida.” (US Man Arrested In Bomb Plot to Attack Washington Subway | News | English)

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27 Oct 2010

France threatened in alleged Bin Laden tape

“A man purporting to be Osama Bin Laden warned France to get its troops out of Afghanistan and not to oppress Muslims at home in a tape broadcast by the Al-Jazeera network Wednesday. ‘If you want to tyrannize and think that it is your right to ban the free women

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27 Oct 2010

Every cop in town quits after Mexico attack

“The entire police force of a small northern Mexican town quit after gunmen attacked their recently inaugurated headquarters, according to local reports on Wednesday. Los Ramones Mayor Santos Salinas said nobody was injured in Monday night’s attack, during which gunmen fired more than 1,000 bullets at the building’s facade, according

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26 Oct 2010

American Al Qaeda May Now Pose Most Clear Threat to Homeland Security

“Americans have risen high in Al Qaeda’s leadership and are now helping shape strategy for attacks on the U.S. One source told ABC that it is clear these homegrown Al Qaeda want to spill American blood. American Al Qaeda may be even more dangerous than foreign fighters, sources say, because

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26 Oct 2010

Volcano erupts in Indonesia, forcing thousands to flee

“The Mount Merapi volcano in Indonesia erupted Tuesday, forcing thousands of nearby residents to flee, the Antara national news agency reported. Mount Merapi, which looms on the horizon north of the major city of Yogyakarta, is one of Indonesia’s most active volcanoes and lies in one of the world’s most

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26 Oct 2010

Storm To Be Among Worst In 70 Years

“A combination of strong thunderstorms, followed by violent and destructive winds, will make for one of the Midwest’s most dangerous storms in 70 years. The temperature Monday is hit the 70s under partly sunny skies. But when Tuesday morning comes around, the Chicago area will be slammed with furious thunderstorms

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